Sterling High School

407 West Broadway,

Sterling, CO, 80751-3099

Tel: (970)522-2944
Grades: 9-12

594 students

Sterling High School serves 594 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Sterling High School operates within the No. Re-1, Valley School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is lower than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 594 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 594 students
Sterling High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Sterling High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Sterling High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Sterling High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Sterling High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
26%
32%
Sterling High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Sterling High School Black (1993-2012)
White
69%
56%
Sterling High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Sterling High School Sch Ethnicity Sterling High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.58
Sterling High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
29%
34%
Sterling High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Sterling High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,994 students has grown by 20% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name No. Re-1, Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
3
Number of Students Managed 2,994 554
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 78%
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $7 MM
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $7 MM
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,497 $11,613
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,158 $12,022
  No. Re-1, Valley School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Smith High School (0.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sterling Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Campbell Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sterling Sterling Middle School
    1177 Pawnee St
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-1041
    0.3  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sterling Campbell Elementary School
    902 Clark
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-2515
    0.4  mi  |  421  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Sterling Smith High School
    Alternative School
    201 South 11th Ave
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-5079
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Sterling Hagen Early Education Center
    301 Hagen St
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-0432
    1.5  mi  |  151  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Sterling Ayres Elementary School
    1812 Robin Rd
    Sterling , CO , 80751
    (970)522-1409
    1.7  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  KG-2

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